How to Upload a Video on IGTV?

The craze of IGTV is already at peak and continuously hitting the social media market with its success stories. Large number of users are making it more exciting and attractive with their daily uploads. IGTV offers the opportunity to the people who are willing to widen their reach and want others to view their videos. So it’s the right time to take advantage of the application to optimize video business. The app is really for everyone, you can simply create as many videos as you want, and your profile page can be easily made into your channel having the complete control over your network. Although Instagram made it too simple to upload the videos on IGTV, sometimes, people experience issues while doing the same. This blog post will walk you through step by step guide to explain the complete procedure of uploading videos on IGTV. Here’s how to make video content and upload on IGTV-

Update your Instagram Account

Update your Instagram Account 

IGTV exists in the updated version of Instagram, so you need to update Instagram version 50.00 or higher. If your phone does not update applications automatically, then go to the Play Store or App Store and update your Instagram app manually. Moreover, you can also download the stand-alone IGTV app on your phone. IGTV’s stand-alone app has some separate settings that enable you to organize your options and separate your daily video activities.

Look for the IGTV’s Icon

 

Look for the IGTV's Icon 

After updating your Instagram account you will notice a new little icon on the top of your Instagram profile. It looks like a little TV logo, and when you click on it, it will take you to its homepage with a startup screen. At the home screen, you can search for the different options and can select the category whichever you want. There you will find ForYou, Following, Popular, and Continue Watching, swipe through them to select the one you are interested in. Once you decide the category, IGTV will start playing the videos.

Create Your Channel on IGTV

Create Your Channel on IGTV

At the upper right corner of the screen, you will see the settings tab, head to the settings, you will get the number of options. Look for the “create channel” and tap it to start your channel.

Start Uploading Your Favorite Videos

Start Uploading Your Favorite Videos

Look for the upload tab and click on it. Once you click on it you will be directed to your video library consisting of videos you have shot on your phone. You can pick any video you want to share.

Audience retention

Uploading content is not the end. Now it’s the time to monitor how many people viewed your videos and what response your videos are getting from viewers. To view IGTV rate and audience retention, you need to click the icon located beside the like, comment, and share buttons on your IGTV videos. Here, you will have the option of “View Insights”, click on it and it will show you the engagement status of your videos including views, likes, and comments.  Now you know everything that is important for your IGTV debut! Make sure the video content you share on your IGTV channel must contain quality as the concept is simple people love to watch quality and meaningful content rather than hour-long videos.  Follow such easy steps and go ahead to hit the IGTV floor!

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